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Old 05-03-2011, 06:08 AM   #16
rediflex
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That is an excellent idea. Mods/admins, I vote that we do this. Its not like the unity threads are going to stop anytime soon IMO.

Now we just need somebody to do a decent write up on how to do it. On even just some quick copy n pasting, theres a few really good posts on the issue, and rolling them into one concise set of directions should be pretty easy.
Once I get my new distro fully up and running, I may attempt this upgrade and rollback procedure on the maverick install I currently am abandoning anyway. (That is if I can wrestle the desktop away from my fiance.) If I do, I will be sure to put together a nice how-to on it. I am curious about that savepoint thing I read about anyway, and if the thing totally bombs, oh well, I'll have crunchbang still anyway.
 
Old 05-03-2011, 08:23 PM   #17
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When I log in at bottom of screen but classic view. Worked. Thank you, thank you all

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Steve: I don't believe Ubuntu has any sort of rollback functionality, or at least not one that wouldn't take a lot of work and likely be buggy afterwards. I'd suggest you back up your files and reinstall 10.10.

Mike: You're welcome, good luck finding something you like. I'm personally liking Openbox right now (not running Ubuntu anymore).

Edit: looks like ubuntu maverick does have a "create savepoint" feature that you can then rollback to if you do something you don't like, but it sounds like savepoints have to be created manually which I'd imagine you didn't do because you didn't know the functionality existed.
When I log in at bottom of screen put classic view. Worked. Thank you, thank you all
 
  


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